Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Shaun Costello

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Shaun Costello

Dec 5, 2016

The meat and potatoes of roughies always started with WATERPOWER (1977) and FORCED ENTRY (1973). They became the stuff of great discussion and legendary in their own right as cult horror and exploitation films. Equally colorful is Shaun Costello, the porn star/director behind these films who is the very hallmark of the quintessential 70’s New Yorker.  ...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Stanley

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Stanley

Nov 20, 2016

  Richard Stanley is an artist in every sense. We are fortunate to have a glimpse into his vision of a bizarre yet beautiful otherworld where he exists on a daily basis. Brilliant, abstract and child-like in wonderment, he offers a new perspective on reality.     Richard Stanley on Characters in his Films:   I especially held feminist views when I was younger...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Anasky

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Anasky

Nov 13, 2016

Rarely will you encounter an artist who is so extraordinarily open and completely original. Richard Anasky is a producer, writer and director seemingly teleported from the 70’s, and he personifies independent film. With psychedelic colors, quirky humor, subliminal messages, and hippy soundtracks with overtones of doom, Richard Anasky’s work is unmistakable.    ...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Sean Donohue of Gatorblade Films

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Sean Donohue of Gatorblade Films

Oct 30, 2016

Talking to Sean Donohue was refreshing. Not only is he fed up with film censorship for the purpose of distribution, he’s joining a growing trend of filmmakers doing something about it. He’s self-distributing. And now he is also distributing the horror films of others. One thing he will guarantee; he will never, ever distribute a PG-13 chopped-up abomination....

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez

Oct 23, 2016

Pure unbridled passion and drive are the fire inside Michael S. Rodriguez. His personal inferno fuels this ambition. While many have tried to extinguish his dream, repeatedly he perseveres, and he does so on his own terms. This photographer turned filmmaker is taking control, and he’s got something to say.     Michael S. Rodriguez on Overcoming Obstacles:...

Film Review: Astro Zombies: M3 – Cloned (2010) – R.I.P. Ted V Mikels

Film Review: Astro Zombies: M3 – Cloned (2010) – R.I.P. Ted V Mikels

Oct 18, 2016

I just found out Ted V. Mikels passed away. I had to cry. I could say he lived a full life and dismiss it as his time because of advanced age. I could, but I won’t. It’s sad. I suppose it’s not every day that you get to sit next to a prolific director the first time you ever watch one of his films. ASTRO ZOMBIES M3: CLONED (2010) was my first experience...